Michael “Dr. Woody” Woodward, PhD, is an organizational psychologist, CEC certified professional coach, and author of the Amazon.com top selling career book, "The YOU Plan." As a consultant and executive coach, he works with both private and corporate clients on talent selection, development, on-boarding, and building management/ leadership capacity. As an author, speaker, and media personality, Dr. Woody focuses on the psychology of professional development, effective management, and workplace challenges in the New Economy.
Dr. Woody is author of “The Career Hot Seat” a weekly column featured every Tuesday on FoxBusiness.com. He also appears regularly as a guest expert on Fox Business Network’s Career Accelerator with host Lauren Simonetti to talk about leadership and general workplace issues.
Dr. Woody is the founder and president of Human Capital Integrated (HCI), a firm focused on team, management, and leadership development through a blend of in-class programs and individual coaching. He also sits on the Academic Advisory Board and serves as faculty and coach for the Florida International University Center for Leadership where he develops and delivers programs for high school principals, senior managers and C-level executives. Dr. Woody is also on faculty with the Institute for Management Studies where he trains new mangers on the transition from star player to successful coach.
Prior to founding HCI in 2005, Dr. Woody worked as a management consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting (PwC) and as a project manager for IBM Business Consulting Services in Washington DC. He has appeared nationally as a management and career expert on The TODAY Show, LIVE w/ Regis & Kelly, Fox & Friends, Fox News America’s News HQ, CNN International, MONEY w/ Melissa Francis, Dr. Steve, First Business, The Better Show, and Daytime. Dr. Woody has also appeared on the Bravo Network’s Tabatha’s Salon Takeover as a guest expert working with Tabatha and her team.
Dr. Woody has appeared nationally as a management and career expert on The TODAY Show, LIVE w/ Regis & Kelly, Fox & Friends, Fox News America’s News HQ, CNN International, MONEY w/ Melissa Francis, Dr. Steve, First Business, The Better Show, and Daytime. He has also appeared on the Bravo Network’s Tabatha’s Salon Takeover as a guest expert working with Tabatha and her team. He has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes.com, and The Miami Herald as an expert and wrote a regular column for Go Jobing magazine on issues around hiring and coaching. He has also published award wining research on teamwork and his dissertation research on predicting management success was presented at the Academy of Management in 2013.
Dr. Woody received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Miami, a master’s degree in industrial and organizational psychology and a PhD in industrial and organizational psychology from Florida International University where he received the Academic Excellence Award for Arts and Sciences and a national research award from the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP).
- The YOU Plan – Five Steps to Taking Charge of Your Career in the New Economy
- Hiring is a Two-way Street: Projecting Your Employer Brand
- From Player to Coach – The Psychology of Becoming a Great Manager
- The Trust Factor – Building a High Performing Team through Trust
- Making the Right Call – The Psychology Behind Sound Decisions
- All Aboard! The Psychology of On-boarding and the Acculturation of Talent
- Hire the Right People - The Psychology Behind Profiling Candidates
- The YOU Brand – The Psychology of Creating an Authentic Personal Brand
- Leadership Choreography: The Psychology of Effective Leadership
- Driving Corporate Culture During Change
Communication, Leadership, Psychology, Hiring, Branding, Business, Change, Corporate Culture, Entrepreneur, Hiring, Human Resource, Management, Self-improvement, Success, Team Building, Social Media/N
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